Betty  Pugh

Obituary of Betty Jo Pugh

Betty Jo Pugh, age 79, of Wytheville, formerly of the Black Lick Community, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. She was the daughter of the late James A. & Annie V. Umberger and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. She was retired from the Telephone Company and Exxon Mobil.  Betty was preceded in death by husband Carl J. Pugh and infant daughter, Robin Lynn Pugh. She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, Kim & Mike Mabe; son, James K. “Jay” Pugh; sisters-in-law, Nancy Hurst, Patsy Tolley and Carl, Marlene Warner and Brian, Patricia Pugh; brother-in-law, Jimmy Pugh. Several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and extended family also survive.

Graveside services will be held Monday, May 13, 2019 at 11 A.M. in the Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Grubb Funeral Home Chapel Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00P.M. or at the home of Kim and Mike Mabe at any time. Flowers would be appreciated, however the family would prefer donations be made to Hospice of Southwest Virginia, 1155 N. 4th Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 or The Agape Food Bank, 405 West Main Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the family at

Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.